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Powell River Orphaned Wildlife Society helps hawk beat by ravens

Powell River Orphaned Wildlife Society helps hawk beat by ravens

PROWLS: rescue of the week
No gulls allowed: Raptors employed to patrol North Shore dump

No gulls allowed: Raptors employed to patrol North Shore dump

Poquito is part of a flock of birds of prey keeping Metro Vancouver sites free of pests
Swings in winter temperature disrupting B.C. bird life, say rehab groups

Swings in winter temperature disrupting B.C. bird life, say rehab groups

After a winter of temperature swings, reports of birds breeding at least a month earlier than normal has one wildlife rehabilitation centre concerned.
qathet resident wrangles community to raise SPCA washer funds

qathet resident wrangles community to raise SPCA washer funds

BC SPCA-Powell River call for urgent help heard by local business person
Four cougars spotted hanging out in Deep Cove backyard

Four cougars spotted hanging out in Deep Cove backyard

The four cougars, assumed to be a mother and her kittens, skulked across a North Vancouver resident's backyard before hopping over her garden fence.
B.C. ministry's failures at landfill leads to dead bear, $21,500 penalty

B.C. ministry's failures at landfill leads to dead bear, $21,500 penalty

The Ministry of Transportation and Infrastructure was penalized for years of failures to properly reign in litter and electrify a fence at a landfill in northern B.C.
Feline leukemia 'not a death sentence,' says B.C. animal group

Feline leukemia 'not a death sentence,' says B.C. animal group

Regional Animal Protection Society says the average adopter will not choose a cat with a leukemia diagnosis.
More than $7K in fines issued for dog behaviour in Richmond last year

More than $7K in fines issued for dog behaviour in Richmond last year

Public perception of dog bite reports far worse than actual incidents, says City of Richmond spokesperson.
Hypothermic sea turtle Moira recovers after rare B.C. rescue

Hypothermic sea turtle Moira recovers after rare B.C. rescue

Moira the loggerhead sea turtle is responding well after being discovered a long way from home.
Tour Route 16 video stars Prince George motorcycle riding dog

Tour Route 16 video stars Prince George motorcycle riding dog

This is a story about a man, his dog and two wheels.